News18 India Chaupal Comes to Mayanagri Mumbai
As the debates and discussions continue after the highly anticipated Union Budget 2018, political fervor in the country is at an all-time high. In line with its commitment to raise right issues and lead discussions, News18 India, the disruptive Hindi news channel of Network18 is all to host the third edition of News18 India Chaupal in Mumbai, the financial capital of the nation. Scheduled on 23rd February, the channel’s flagship event will witness conversations between leading politicians and commentators that include Devendra Fadnavis, Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Nitin Gadkari, Dharmendra Pradhan and Baba Ramdev to name a few.
Epitomizing the spirit of channel’s motto – ‘Danke ki Chot Par’, News18 India Chaupal has witnessed overwhelming success in the past. It has already become ‘Desh ka Mahamanch’ which brings together stalwarts on a single platform. At the Mumbai edition of this unique initiative, distinguished personalities across politics and entertainment will set the mood for various sessions. Speaking about Rising Madhya Pradesh, the inaugural session of the Chaupal will be led by Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.
Commenting on the Mumbai edition, Prabal Pratap Singh, Managing Editor, News18 India said, “At News18 India, we believe in challenging the status quo. While we raise the most pressing and relevant issue, we believe that meaningful debates can lead to remarkable solutions of even the most critical issues. Chaupal is the product of our efforts in the same direction. It has already received tremendous response and support. By bringing Chaupal to Mumbai, we hope to continue, in our endeavors to be a progressive platform bringing the key stakeholders on a common platform.”
Speaking about the event, Joy Chakraborthy, CEO- Forbes India & President- Revenue, Network18 said, “Armed with the vision of creating a unique platform to bring varied discourses under one roof, we launched News18 India Chaupal. This flagship event witnesses high decibel debates and has become the ultimate stage for Hindi news viewers by offering the most holistic view of the current political state in the country. Having tasted great success in the national capital, we have now launched an edition for the country’s financial capital too.”
From the ideologies of young political brigade that emerged in the Gujarat assembly elections to the preparation for the upcoming battle in Maharashtra along with issues of women empowerment and popular subjects like cricket and entertainment, the thought leaders across various fields will share their insights and perspectives. While veteran politicians like Sanjay Nirupam, Pankaja Munde, Ashok Chavan amongst others will also focus on local issues of the state, top corporate leaders like Nilesh Shah, MD, Kotak AMC and Dilip Piramal, Chairman, VIP Industries will discuss the concept of Modinomics. The sessions will be moderated by top anchors and journalists of the channel.
Leading politicians, visionaries, youth leaders, entertainers such as, Sachin Pilot, Aditya Thakre, Hardik Patel, Jignesh Mevani, Raveena Tandon, Alankrita Srivastava, Sanjay Manjarekar, Vikram Sathaye, Sonu Nigam, Prakash Raj and, Nana Patekar amongst others will be participating in the News18 India Chaupal Mumbai.
News18 India Chaupal will be telecast throughout the day on News18 India along with live dip-ins on News18 Network & ETV News Network.